CPD Course – LexisNexis GDPR Conference: The International, Regional, and Local Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation

Course Outline

The reach of the GDPR extends far beyond the European Union across legal jurisdictions and industry sectors, with ramifications affecting practices relating to data privacy in Hong Kong, China, and the international legal sphere. LexisNexis is proud to have esteemed practitioners from an eclectic range of sectors in the legal industry to share their expert perspectives on this monumental legal development.

CPD Course Details

Date: Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Venue: Cliftons Hong Kong (Rooms 508-520, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central)

CPD: 6 CPD Points (Accredited by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

Level: Intermediate | Language: English

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Our Speakers:

Stephen Wong
Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong

Stephen Wong is the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong and has been in private practice as a barrister-at-law specialising in public law. On top of overseeing the fair enforcement of data protection law, he promotes the education and publicity of data protection in order to construct a culture of respect for personal data privacy which maintains a proper balance between free flow of information and data protection without unduly compromising ICT and economic development.

Dominic Wai
Partner, ONC Lawyers

Dominic Wai is a Partner in ONC Lawyers who focuses on matters relating to anti-corruption, white collar crime, law enforcement, regulatory and compliance matters in Hong Kong, including advice on anti-money laundering. He is well-versed in cybersecurity, data security and privacy law issues, having published multiple works on cybersecurity for the Hong Kong Institute of Directors in recent years, including “Cybersecurity for the 21st Century Director”, and “Cyber Threats to Today's Organizations”.

Mike Swift
Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent, MLex

Mike Swift is the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent of MLex, and is responsible for coordinating the company’s coverage of privacy, data security, data transfer and net neutrality issues in Europe, the United States, South America and Asia. His areas of expertise are global regulatory and litigation trends that affect the technology industry in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as Internet search and digital advertising technology, privacy and data security law.

Zhan Hao
Managing Partner, AnJie Law Firm

As the Managing Partner of AnJie Law Firm (Beijing), Dr. Zhan Hao is a reputable expert on antitrust, data protection and cybersecurity practice. He advises clients on a wide range of regulatory, litigation, commercial and corporate matters. His clients include top internet enterprises and leading insurance companies worldwide. From 2009 to 2018, Dr. Zhan Hao has been successively ranked as a Competition/Antitrust Lawyer by Chambers & Partners.

Song Ying
Partner, AnJie Law Firm

Song Ying is a Partner of AnJie Law Firm (Beijing) with extensive experience in data protection and antitrust practice. She advises world leading internet companies on a wide range of regulatory, commercial and corporate matters, especially in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity, data protection and online payment issues. She is also the chief editor of Legal Updates on Data Cyber and Artificial Intelligence, a monthly electronic publication issued by AnJie.

Heidi Chui
Partner, Stevenson, Wong & Co.

Ms. Heidi Chui is a partner and head of the litigation and dispute resolution department of Stevenson, Wong & Co. She is strong in handling cross-border disputes involving companies, including but not limited to shareholder disputes, derivative actions, petitions relating to unfair prejudicial conduct, breach of fiduciary duties by directors or senior management. She has been serving as the internal legal advisor of several Chinese banks and has a wealth of experience acting for banks, financial institutions, listed companies, directors and management teams.

Ms. Chui is an arbitrator on the panel of The Law Society of Hong Kong, one of the few solicitors who got accreditation and listed on the panel. She is also an arbitrator of Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC) and an arbitrator of Langfang Arbitration Commission. She is also a China Appointed Attesting Officer as appointed by the Ministry of Justice PRC and an accredited mediator.

Ms. Chui has been recognized as a Client Choice winner in Litigation practice in Hong Kong in 2016, which is organized by the International Law Office and Lexology. She was nominated by Asia Legal Business as finalists for “Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” in 2017 and 2018 and “Woman Lawyer of the Year” in 2017.

Ms. Chui speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese and is based in Hong Kong.